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  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting in Poughkeepsie, NY, next week to discuss its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment in the upper Hudson River. This is the first of two meetings that are being held during the public comment period to present the findings of EPA’s second […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that $22 million has been received from D.S.C. of Newark Enterprises, Inc. for their liability in a settlement to recover the federal and state government’s costs for cleanup and for natural resource damages caused by contamination at the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey. The […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $2.1 million to 37 organizations, among them the University of Baltimore, to help protect and restore urban waters, improve water quality, and support community revitalization and other local priorities. The University of Baltimore will use its $59,827 EPA grant to help clean up the Patapsco River watershed. The […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    GE has responded to New York State’s call for more dredging in order to remove sediments contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the Hudson River. “GE successfully completed the massive dredging project in 2015, having invested $1.7 billion, having removed all of the PCBs that EPA targeted for removal, and having met all of its commitments […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Alarm bells should be ringing in light of the hard questions asked by Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) of Chatham Rock Phosphate’s mining application. “EPA is rightly asking the hard questions of CRP, showing that CRPs application is so loose that it puts the marine environment, and consequently the health of New Zealand fisheries, at huge […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday called on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to deny General Electric’s request to certify that the cleanup of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the upper Hudson River is complete. “The Hudson River is a national historic treasure and we cannot let […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman yesterday announced that New York State has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. EPA, challenging the agency’s decision to designate a permanent open water disposal site in eastern Long Island Sound for tens of millions of cubic yards of dredged sediments. “We will continue to do […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, last week announced New York’s intent to sue the U.S. EPA if the agency accepts the Upper Hudson River dredging of polychlorinated biphenyls as complete. Additionally, with this plan of legal action, New York is also prepared to withdraw from the 2002 Record of Decision which guided the cleanup and […]

  • 28 June 2012

    EPA has completed a five-year review of the Hudson River dredging remedy. This was the second major review of this project in two years — and the second time EPA has reaffirmed the scope of the project. EPA’s review concludes that the dredging project “will be protective of human health and the environment upon completion” […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Cathy Stepp and Ohio EPA Director Laurie Stevenson have announced five separate grants recently awarded to Ohio EPA, Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC), Ohio Department of Natural Resources (Ohio DNR), and the Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Organization (NEFCO). The grants will be used to restore wetland […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Riverkeeper has submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in support of its comprehensive plan to remediate the Gowanus Canal Superfund site. The plan will address the impacts of more than 150 years of pollution and concerns raised by Riverkeeper from its history of patrolling the polluted canal. “The EPA’s plan marks an […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA has completed its third Five-Year Review Report on the remedy implemented at the Gallup’s Quarry Superfund Site, located in Plainfield, Conn. EPA’s review concluded that while the remedy at Gallup’s Quarry is protective for pathways of exposure to contaminants, changes in Federal and State cleanup standards require the Long Term Monitoring Plan to be […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday announced that the state is nearing completion of their independent investigation of Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) contamination in the Hudson River. At Governor Andrew Cuomo’s direction, DEC launched a sampling effort this summer to fully assess the nature and extent of contamination left behind […]

  • 14 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    GE has submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a proposal for a full season of dredging in the Upper Hudson River in 2011, setting the stage for more clean-up progress as EPA and GE gather the additional information necessary to make final decisions about the second phase of the project. “GE proposes to […]

  • 19 April 2012

    EPA has issued an enforcement order to AVX Corp. to implement the ongoing cleanup work at New Bedford Harbor, including dredging PCB-contaminated sediment from the Harbor and disposing the dredged sediment to an appropriately licensed off-site facility, into a confined aquatic disposal cell in the Harbor, and into confined disposal facilities to be built along […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt yesterday appeared before the House Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, facing questions on the proposed EPA budget, which will cut the agency’s spending by roughly 30 percent. According to national and local organizations working on Gulf of Mexico and Mississippi River Delta restoration – Environmental Defense Fund, the National Wildlife […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Agency yesterday published its final rule establishing the Eastern Long Island Sound Dredging Disposal Site (ELDS) in the Federal Register. With the publication of this rule, EPA is designating ELDS, located offshore from New London, Connecticut, for the disposal of dredged material from harbors and navigation channels in eastern Long Island Sound […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1.3 million to the Ohio EPA to continue restoration work at four highly contaminated sites on the Great Lakes and to coordinate the state’s management plan for Lake Erie. This EPA funding is the first installment of an approximately $3.7 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to Ohio […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia A. James have announced that New York State intends to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), following the Certificate of Completion issued by the agency for General Electric’s cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Late last year, the New York State Department […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to restore Superfund cleanup at the center of the U.S. EPA’s core mission, Administrator Scott Pruitt is prioritizing Superfund cleanup and streamlining the approval process for sites with remedies estimated to cost $50 million or more, EPA said.  The revision to EPA’s delegation of authority will ensure decision making comes straight from […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Levin has announced the following statement on EPA’s decision to perform an additional dredging to remove oil from Kalamazoo River: “I am glad EPA is ordering Enbridge to do additional dredging to remove the submerged oil that they left in the Kalamazoo River. It has been nearly three years since about a million gallons […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting in Saratoga Springs, NY, this week to discuss its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment in the upper Hudson River. This is the second meeting being held during the public comment period to present the findings of EPA’s second five-year review and to […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    P.H. Glatfelter Company has agreed to pay $20.5 million to reimburse past U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) costs to clean up PCBs in the Fox River. Glatfelter is also agreeing to take on responsibility for long-term monitoring and maintenance activities required by EPA. Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP is joining this settlement and agreeing to minor adjustments […]

  • 18 July 2012

    EPA has issued a Proposed Cleanup Plan Amendment for the cleanup of dioxin at the Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site in North Providence, R.I. Dioxins are toxic chemicals that naturally exist in the environment and can be released into the environment through forest fires, backyard burning of trash, certain industrial activities, and residue from […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its final Record of Decision for the Christie Administration’s selected remediation plan for the Lower Passaic River. The DEP issued a letter of concurrence to EPA last week, calling for the engineered, bank-to-bank capping of the lower 8.3 miles of the river, and the dredging of approximately 3.5 […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nine months after issuing its Duwamish Waterway cleanup plan, the United States Environmental Protection Agency is sending a message to a company responsible for cleaning up its portion of the waterway’s pollution: make sure the work is done right or pay the price. As they removed and transported creosote pilings and PCB-laden sediments from the […]